Central Valley Meat Company of Hanford, California recalled 58,240 pounds of ground beef this week because it contained bits of plastic. Last year, this same company was shut down by the USDA for inhumane handling of cattle. The company is one of the top suppliers to the National School Lunch Program.
I’m ecstatic to see a new online meat marketplace, AgLocal, whose mission is to bring more humanely-raised meats to restaurants everywhere — beginning with San Francisco and Kansas City — but soon to expand.
That organic meat is no magic bullet shouldn’t come as any surprise.
This dish is a wonderful combination of shellfish, spicy sausage, pasta, wine, garlic and cilantro. The prep is as entertaining as the dish itself and makes for wonderful dinner party theatre!
Most now know that the conditions for dairy cows on factory farms are cruel and inhumane in many ways. But how about the so-called humane alternatives? With all the new humane claims and certifications out there portraying farmers who really care for their cows and calves, what does this best case scenario really look like? Consider these basic practices of modern dairy farming…
Last week, Whole Foods announced that it was going to be participating in Global Animal Partnership’s (GAP) animal welfare certification. The GAP certification rates animal products based on steps that [ … ]